Skip to main content

African American soldiers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

African American Gospel Groups photographs

 Collection — Box Single File Collections Box 6: 2018-2019
Identifier: SCPL-2018-017
Content Description This collection consists of 17 copies of photographs, mainly of African American gospel groups from the 1940s and 50s. Local groups include The Melodyaires of Welford, SC, The Harmonizing Quintet of Inman, SC, and Edna Gallmon Cooke. Other groups include The Original 5 Blind Boys of Alabama, The Southern Six, Golden Bell Quintet, Harmonizing Four, the Dixie Hummingbirds, Swanee Quintet, the Soul Stirrers, the Mighty Clouds of Joy of Los Angeles, CA, and the Caravans. There is also a photo of...
Dates: 2018

Summers family papers

 Collection — Box Single File Collections Box 7: 2020 -
Identifier: SCPL-2020-006
Content Description The Summers family was an African-American family that grew up in Orangeburg, SC. The Rev. James A. and Rebecca Summers had Leona, James, Lucille, and Margaret. James Jr. was a solider stationed at Camp Croft during World War II and Lucille was a teacher in Spartanburg in the 40s. Leona was a teacher at Cummings Street School and Carver High School for many years. This collection consists of three letters written to Leona. There is one identified photograph of Lucille and one of James Jr.....
Dates: 1941 - 1945